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all spoke at a celebration. the subject was hair, specifically michelle obama's new bangs. >> first of all, i love michelle obama. and to address the most significant event of this weekend, i love her bangs. she looks good. she always looks good. >> president obama just earlier tonight. raw politics looking ahead to tomorrow and, of course, looking ahead at the next four years, we have a team of professionals here, who have seen a lot of presidential history being made. republican consultant margaret hoover joining us, ari fleischer, paul begala and van jon jones. paul, you wrote an article in "the daily beast" i think it was today, you basically said, the president should say all the right things in his speech tomorrow about coming together and unity, and then he should go out and be ruthless? >> yes, yes. he famously hosted steven spielberg and daniel day-lewis and the stars behind the movie "lincoln." that is the lesson of lincoln, in his first inaugural he talked about the appealing to our nature. and then he went to war. he tried, president obama has tried. they have to change
at the fierce competition here to design for the first lady. >> first lady michelle obama. >> reporter: when first lady michelle obama walked out on stage in that memorable white gown by jason wu, overnight the designer became a household name. take me back. >> it's me! >> reporter: so who will be the lucky one four years later? >> it is brilliant what she's done in keeping a secret, i have to say, because in the previous administrations while there's always interest in what the first lady wore, there was never this kind of red carpet moment. >> reporter: sources close to the process say what started out as a 20-designer field for the gown whittled down to two. two designers who have a shot at worldwide game. so who are they? likely a new york-based designer and quite possibly one emerging versus established. around thanksgiving, designers submit sketches. garments are made, fittings and more fittings. the gowns are sut shuttled back and forth between new york and d.c. and because these designers don't have direct access to the first lady, they have mannequins made in her likeness that live
lady. ladies and gentlemen, my better half, and my dance partner, michelle obama. >> that was the first dance of the first couple tonight, literally and figuratively, they have been to this dance before. this time around the first lady promised to slow down and try to take it all in. two parties instead of the ten they raced through four years ago. their day began with the ceremonial swearing in. like four years ago, it was a little bumpy. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >>> have the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> there won't be a doover because the actual swearing in took place yesterday. also unlike la
of freedom. >> by the president's side all day was his wife, michelle, the first lady. who is becoming a political force in washington. president obama calls first lady michelle obama his reality check, his moral voice and his best friend. over the past four years, she's been a trusted advisor and she's found her own voice dedicated herself to a let's move campaign to fight childhood obesity and hond n honoring the men and women who served this country in her joining forces initiative. her most visible role came on the campaign trail. >> even if you don't start out with much, you know, if you work hard and do what you're supposed to do, then you should be able to build a desent life for yourself and an even better life for your kids and your grand kipds. we believe in an america where we all understand that none of us gets where we are on our own. none of us. that there is -- there's always a community of people lifting us up when we treat everyone, everyone with dignity and respect from the teachers who inspire us to the janitors who keep our schools clean. >> so with his wife's suppo
, yes, i'm very proud of him. these are about $22 each. >> michelle obama already outdated because now, of course, she has the bangs that everyone is talking about. >> you're right. look at her arms. they are looking good. >> they are. she is cut. >> even in the bobblehead, she's so cut. these are great to collect. good collector items. he's shaking his head, he agrees. we have a couple more. >> i want to hold on to this one. >> i think you will have to give that back to michael. we also have a presidential bear here. this is about $15. kind of cute, right? >> with the official inaugural seal on it. >> and a signature. >> look at the leg. >> right there. he's got a signature on his leg. >> it's a beanie baby, actually. he is very cute. >> very cute. an adorable presidential bear. >> signature on the leg. very cute. one more. this is big. this is definitely one you want to keep and collect. >> is this the trillion dollar coin? >> no, this is the big gold coin. this is going for how much about? i don't know. $20. all right. about 20 bucks. >> not a trillion dollars. it is 20. >> kind of
, whenever i think about the challenges that joe and i and jill and michelle face, we know that we stand amongst friends and colleagues and fellow citizens. and that the work is not just ours that we are working together. so, i just want to say thank you. thank you very much. thank you. and i want all of you to know that even as we celebrate over the next couple of days, and feel free to stay up as late as you want, tomorrow's not a school night. make sure to bundle up although it won't be as cold as it was four years ago. make sure you know that what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing-in of a president. what we're doing is celebrating each celebrating this incredibl nation that we call home. and after we celebrate, let's make sure to work as hard as we can to pass on an america that is worthy not only of our past but also of our future. god bless you guys. i love you. we'll see you tomorrow. [ applause ] ♪ >> the president of the united states, with the first lady and the vice president and the second lady over at the national building museum here in washington. the fes
and first lady michelle obama as they danced tonight at the official inaugural ball, and the first lady wearing a custom-made ring by jewelry designer kim mcdonald, shoes designed by jimmy choo. at the end of the inaugural festivities, the accompanying accessories will go to the national archive. but you are going to stay here, because the second inaugural ball continues through the night. now it is time for lawrence o'donnell with "the last word." thank you for joining us, thank you for staying with us. >> on this, our 28th observance, we held the inauguration of the president. >> welcome to the capitol and to this celebration of our great democracy. >> after a divided first four years, he starts anew. >> i, barak hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> the celebration, the tradition, is really important. >> an inaugural is obviously history. >> there is a strong theme of civil rights. >> america's possibilities are limitless. it is now our generation's task to carry on. >> this speech was about an action plan. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or treat name-calling as debate
by the beautiful first lady, michelle obama, and her new hairdo and sasha and malia, the first daughters of the united states as well. they will be there tomorrow. and of course, joined by the vice president and his wife as well. give you a little bit of tid bits inauguration, show you a picture in a moment i have here today. last time, just so you know, there were about 5 to 7,000 port-a-potties here last time, in 2009. this time, there are only going to be about 1500, but last time there were almost 2 million people. this time, expected to be between 600,000 -- 600,000 to 800,000 people. so, about 1500. and so, there you go. last time, 2009, generated over 130 tons of waste. we don't know what's gonna happen this time because it hasn't happened. this is my moment earlier. my high school idol, cyndi lauper, was here and i got a picture with her. do we have the picture? there it is. i am a happy man now. and we can start the top of the show. >>> hello, everyone it is 5 p.m. on the east coast, 2 p.m. on the west coast, i am don lemon. i am live in washington, d.c., very special coverage o
nolan of minnesota, congresswoman michelle grisham of new mexico, congresswoman lois frankel of florida, and congressman mark pocan of wisconsin. as president obama prepares to be sworn in for a second term on monday he may be confronting a fundamentally different political dynamic in the new congress. just yesterday house republican leaders backed away from threats to use the federal debt ceiling to force cuts in spending agreeing to vote on a new debt limit increase that will last until mid april. the house republicans' new plan would give congress time to pass a budget for the next fiscal year. if no budget is passed house republicans say they'll withhold members' pay. in a statement house majority leader eric cantor said, quote, we must pay our bills and responsibly budget for our future. next week we will authorize a three-month temporary debt increase to give the senate and house time to pass the budget. furthermore if they fail to pass a budget in that time members of congress will not be paid by the american people for failing to do their job. no budget no pay. the president's a
at the driveway of his mississippi home. michele obama and her daughters looking very happy. let's take a listen. [patriotic music playing] bret: it there we see vice president joe biden introduced. nancy pelosi is behind him and then you see president obama. it is still ain't getting ready for that speech. megyn: it will all be written out for him, there is nothing to worry about. [footsepts] [footsteps] [inaudible conversations] [patriotic music playing] megyn: that was the president walking through the credits. can anybody tell me what that is? bret: it is the part right under the middle of the statuary hall where the donors. megyn: do think that is an odd name for that part of our capital? speech you know, i don't. megyn: they have emerged through the crypt and now shall begin shell began the actual ceremony. we have been listening and will continue to listen to the united states marine band. they have been playing since 1801 for thomas jefferson. they are america's oldest professional musical organization. >> the president of the united states, barack obama. [applause] [cheers] [applause] [
some pump, some circumstance. we want to talk about michelle's dress. we want to know who designed it. i honored her today by cutting my own bangs to match her new haircut, and i'm sure half the women in america -- >> i know about this. >> hey, don, bangs is the new botox, that's all i can say. i think that we want to have some pomp and pageantry, but want to be clear, this is an inauguration, the beginning of a second presidential term. this is not the king and queen. got it? >> yeah. okay. so by the way, the bangs look good. you always look great. this sort of ritual, though, goes back -- some would argue, hundreds or even thousands of years. the leader in front of us, people taking an oath. why do we need that? >> you know, as human beings, we like to have rights of passage. we like to mark things. listen, new year's eve is nothing but a date on the calendar. but look at the new year's resolutions it helps people make. so this is almost cleaning the slate clean so that he can start again, second term, what are the plans. and we can move forward. and we need some kind of celebration
, michelle obama, this is a big transition, as well. do you see changes for her in the second term? maybe even coming into more of her own? >> we now know that she almost considered not coming here in 2009 and waiting until the girls were out of school and i think that was just the trepidation of moving. >> i think it was her mom that changed that. >> you know, trying to lead a private life in the priublic ey is not easy, especially when you have young children to adjust. nine months into the first term when the girls came home from school and said we're really happy here and this feels like home. that allowed her to engage in her very public roles, even though unofficial there are a lot of pressure on first ladies. >> the bangs issue. so much focus has been on the new hair style for mrs. obama. what i want to ask you about, is this the type of thing that makes a first lady go crazy? >> a little bit. you know, when will we ever -- i'd like to ask you about your tie and your suit and all the things that you're wearing today that are different. >> a lot of pressure. >> it is, always. you ar
you think? >> i think michelle obama -- look, we know from various accounts that she has maintained a very specific image. she wants to portray that of a strong african-american woman, clothing has been very much a part, a bedrock piece of that image. i thought that every designer that she chooses, she chooses for a reason. she'll wear british designers when the moment calls for british designers. it's a day to celebrate america. she's wearing a thom browne ensemble. reed krakoff is the an american designer. you know, michelle obama also has a sense of playfulness. she's wearing, as rachel pointed out, aubergine gloves with a darker colored jacket. she gets it. there's been a lot of talk about the haircut. that's a decision to break out of her mold, to go forward, to be her own person. that's are all -- style is often trumpeted or denigrated as superfluous, but with her she's scrutinized on a level where it is meaningful and it's also a choice. it's as much a social and political statement as it is a fashion choice. >> tell me about thom browne. allentown, pennsylvania, right? i nev
obama on his third dance of the evening with michelle obama at the inaugural ball and our panel of judges here standing by ready to throw up our scores. so far, i think the president gets two tens, we'll see how he does in this one. ♪ ♪ oh, baby, let's, let's stay together ♪ ♪ loving you weather... >> i love that song. >> i do. and he's a good dancer. >> sean: i've got to be honest, right there. i call it dancing with the politicians, a 10. >> a 10 as well? what do you think. >> i give it an 8. >> a critic. >> i want to see him dance to something fast, that's what i want to see, michelle, i think she can dance. >> sean: it's more romantic when you slow dance. >> i don't know if that was jennifer hudson this time. >> sean: it was again? >> she did great, beyonce did great. that element was great to watch today and wife looks wonderful, they do. >> sean: and they were making fun of me because i admitted at my own wedding i didn't dance. >> that's terrible. you have to dance. >> sean: i didn't want to dance. some of the wedding traditions get out of hand and shoving
member who worked for michelle obama. what will the first lady's focus be in the second term? [ nyquil bottle ] hey tylenol, you know we're kinda like twins. [ tylenol bottle ] we are? yeah we both relieve coughs, sneezing, aches, fevers. and i relieve nasal congestion. overachiever. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> so from 2008, really until now, the world saw first lady michelle obama evolve. katie mccormick was the first lady's communications director and press secretary until the summer of 2011. >> she's here to give us a preview of what we can expect from the first lady for the next four years. it's great to have you with us. >> it's so nice to be here, thank you for including me. >> we've seen many people weighing in on
. >> i guess right now they have a garden, right? michelle obama can get fresh veggies and fruits out of the backyard. >> but she wasn't the first one to do that. that actually happened under -- i'll tell you exactly. wait, wait, wait, oh, no. john adams. john adams was the first person to put in the vegetable guarden. >> gardening back in the day. there you go. i like that factoid. >> i thought it was michelle. >> felicia taylor, thank you so much. as we're talking white house, we're talking white house just because of the inauguration this upcoming monday. today we're looking beyond the fun and festivities and breaking down the challenges the president will face in his final term. coming up, a look at one of his biggest jobs. >>> but first, next month we will begin introducing you to a new group of amazing people. you know them as our cnn heroes. this will be for 2013. want you to first take a look at the young woman from nepal who you named the 2012 cnn hero of the year. >> for 29-year-old bassnet, 2013 begins on a high note. bassnet was named cnn hero of the year for her work prov
care. but yes michelle can be the get any sponsors of her bill? >> isn't that interesting? fewer and fewer people, it seems, by the week, by the month, are interested in repealing obama care because as it rolls out, more and more people are actually gaining the benefits. it had overwhelming public support and we polled in the blue dog districts, the more conservative districts. >> that is the bottom line. thanks for joining me tonight. "the rachel maddow" show starts right now. >> thanks to you at home for staying with us this hour. on the morning of january 18th, 1989, that was a wednesday morning, this is what america woke up to. >> this is nbc news at sunrise. >> good morning. in stockton, california, officials still have no clue as to why a gunman sprayed an elementary school playground with automatic weapons fire. more from nbc's david burrington. >> all of the dead and most of the wounded youngsters were from southeast asia, children of refugees. >> the five kids who died in that mass shooting were all between the ages of 6 and 9. the gunman was a 26-year-old man who killed
, michelle obama. [cheers and applause] and now please welcome academy and grammy award winner jennifer hudson. ♪ i'm loving you ♪ whether times are good or bad ♪ happy or sad ♪
some carrots! >> reporter: but michelle obama says she's a part-time first lady and a full-time parent. normally dedicating only two to three days per week to official events. katie mccormack is a former top aide to the first lady. >> there might be some days that we would just do day trips, traveling around their school schedule so that she could get him out the door in the morning and be back in time for dinner. >> reporter: as parents, the obamas are very involved. this is president obama taking a moment out of his work day to bring sasha upstairs to the residence. in the obama white house, there is structure and chores. sasha and maria are limited to two hours of tv per week, no social media. >> i worry about facebook right now only because, look, i know the folks at facebook, obviously they've revolutionized, you know, social networks, but, you know, malia because she's well known, i'm very keen on her protecting her privacy. she can make her own decisions obviously later as she gets older. but right now even just for security reasons, you know, she doesn't have a facebook page. d
. no guns, no guns, no guns, no guns. >> p.s., i know you're doing your best. >> now, remember, michele malkin, she thinks that's child abuse. some might call it education. some might call it america. here's how the drudge report rewarded the president of the united states for allowing children to share their voices and opinions. a picture of stalin with a small child. and if you had the bad sense to click onto the next page, oh, you were treated to this charming picture of adolf hitler with a little girl. on fox news the far right was just as unhinged. >> i consider it a form of child abuse and political malpractice. >> so conservatives say the president is an un-american tyrannical child abuser. is he really this bad? they must have a plan to stop him. >> after listening to the 23 executive actions the president announced today my next guest has decided to stand up to king obama and in a hannity exclusive senator rand paul is unveiling new legislation to stop obama's assault on your second amendment rights. >> in this bill we will nullify anything the president does that smacks of leg
and gentlemen, my better half, and my dance partner, michelle obama. [ cheering ] >> and now, please welcome grammy and academy award winner, jennifer hudson. ♪ ♪ let's stay together, i'm loving you, whether whether, now, whether now, whether times are good or bad, happy or sad ♪
. this is the room in which president obama and first lady michelle obama have not yet appeared to dance. but they are expected momentarily. >>> yesterday around -- right around the time that president obama was being officially but privately sworn in at the white house for his second term, the sunday swearing in, and in keeping with the constitution, has to happen on the 20th, while that was happening, there was a meeting taking place in washington a few blocks away in the ballroom of the washington hilton. it was a meeting called the obama legacy conference. thousands of obama campaign staffers and volunteers gathering on inauguration weekend to essentially map out what comes next. what comes next for this enormous organization that they built over the last few years to win the president's reelection, and which now having done that is looking to keep working on something else. organizing for action is what they officially rolled out at that conference yesterday. it's the new iteration of the president's campaign operation. it is a tax-exempt group. it can accept unlimited donations. it
, because michelle obama changed her hair. >> reporter: that's right. we know the first lady gets a lot of attention for her wardrobe. we don't know what she's going to wear on inauguration day sunday or monday, but we know from the twitter account that the first lady's office launched yesterday she has a new haircut. she has bang es now. i wonder if this will start a trend. we'll have to see. back to you. >> we'll see you monday. are bangs a big deal? >> kate middleton got them in london. i suppose she started the trend. it's very difficult to have bangs if you have curly hair. a lot more work. i was surprised by that move, actually. >> thank you for helping me learn about that. >> i know you are big on twitter, but the fashionista thing? > "early start" live from washington starting at 5:00 eastern time on monday morning. >> former south carolina governor mark sanford speaking out. running for the congressional seat he held in the late 1990s. his career thought to be over in 2009 when he admitted to an extramarital affair while he was governor and last night on piers morgan, sanford s
and gentlemen, very big, the first lady's office posted a picture of michelle obama sporting a new hairstyle. it's all about the bangs. i'm told that is, in fact, a very, very big deal, soledad? >> listen, she's a beautiful woman, she can wear her hair any way she wants and still look great. john, thank you. >>> still ahead on "starting point," she fights crime on tv, and now she's trying to fight child trafficking. angie harmon will join us in a moment. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. >>> actress angie harmon is best known for her tough-talking characters in tv's "law & order" and now she's hoping to use her star power in a new role as an ambassad ambassador against child trafficking. >> their childhoods are being stolen. they work in exploitive, dangerous jobs, sell their bodies, miss out on an education and live in servitude. to help these children, we need to see them. join us and learn how you can help end child trafficking. >> so powerful and when i heard you say 5.5
lady michelle obama's 49th birthday. i'm sure she loves we're all talking about that. it's not clear what her and the president's plans are, but our brianna keilar had this exchange with white house press secretary, jay carney. >> and finally, it's the first lady's birthday today, i believe. >> it is. >> can you tell us anything about how the president and the first family are celebrating her birthday? >> i don't want to ruin the surprise. >> anything that may have already happened? >> no, you know -- >> he's not waiting until the very end of the day to acknowledge -- >> you know, that's a personal thing. i don't have anything for that on you -- on that for you. >> we do know that mrs. obama launched a new twitter account today, @flotu. and wolf's favorite breaking news of the day, and she tweeted out a photo, revealing a new look, get this, bangs, everybody! so the first lady celebrating her birthday with a new hairdo, and of course, happy birthday. >> very happy birthday to the flotus, the first lady of the united states, as opposed to the potus, the president of the united states.
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